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. >>> it is a beautiful morning outside. >> and it is about to get warm. so what will it feel like this afternoon. tucker barnes is in with a look at the forecast. >> winds out of the north at about 10 miles per hour. a lot of blue sky across the area. this will be a picture perfect summer day for washington. we'll have a lot of heat this weekend and that's the fore shadow of our weekend. but right now look at that. 78 at reagan national. dulles and wbi77 degrees. winds out of the north and the air in check and dew point running in the low 60s. ai very comfortabl r. s ke a great looking afternoon. just a few high clouds across the region at this hour, but the trend around here will be a ti of sunshine this afternongec an y unaipngwer tiany rainshowers or thundersto act tift today. so nice and dry this afternoon. and even this evening. there is a look at your forecast. a lot of sunshine, a warm afternoon, warmer than yesterday. yesterday we were in the upper 70s. high temperature of about 85 degrees and we'll have some real heat around here for the weekend. mid-90s by sunday. i'll have more details on tha
it brought down heavy trees. and we're going to go down to tucker barns who is live in the weather center with the local forecast and the latest on hurricane bill. >>> still going to be some clouds around and we can't rule out the possibility of a rstormbut after or yedaaky'sos ye, ertoday will be a brighter forecast. we'll go right to the satellite radar, a mix of sun and clou, , ill many morning fog but at than it's quietethan d ster aiag a i think just a s a th dermrsunto t nodaoy, not the washingtonout from yesterday. hurricane bill is holding up the progress of this cold front so we'll watch it march to the east during the day. temperatures 71, humidity 81%. winds out of the north and west at 5 miles per hour. the cold front is trying to get through here and i think it will succeed to march east during the course of the day so. that will leave us with a mix of sun and clouds. a scattered afternoon shower and thunderstorm. but many will remain dry throughout the day. and with aurof ate of be less ll let's push on stye ay.dand let's push on and g to our viperte at bihu rrat hurrican
monday at 7:00 and tucker barnes is in for tony this week with the forecast. >> thank you very much. we have some wild weather off to the south and east this morning. the showers and thunderstorms continue and now crossing the bay. and s go right to hd radar show you the shower that's continue a -- showers that continue across the area. h . dwersho we n delwa and they to ush p uentto push off to the east and ortheast. a fewewinstene intense cells a agt e,onace tonage, nother round of showers. the trend around here will e beb to introduce more sunshine later on this afternoon. so waking up with partly sunny skies and we should be dry around here this afternoon. 73 degrees at reagan national. humidity is better. 71%. dew point in the low 60s. so the air more comfortable than the weekend. our winds out of the north and st at 6 miles per hour. here is a look at your forecast and i'll be back with more details and look at the radar coming up. mostly sunny 6 afternoon. the possibility of an early ny shower or thunderstorm particularly to the south and east. high erpemature about 87 degrees.
and humid in the forecast today. >> the three of them like to hang out together. and tucker barnes has that and the latest on hurricane bill. >> thank you very much. got the update now. ximum windof 100 miles per hour and up over 105 with gusts and notice the eye is getting bigger by the hour. so the storm will continue to in tensefy, that's its forecast as thwiwater temperatures here off to the west and north and west are much warmer than they are currently. so it looks like this could be a major hurricane over the next upcoupof hours -- or the next couple of day at r. talk aboulocal wehe lweocal weather. we ah azyahot and humid. there you go. clouds out to e west. there is a cold front out there. the remnants of claudette yesterday are working into the mix. so we'll have the possibility of some scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast later today. temperatures getting hot. 85 degrees at reagan national. humidity 61%. winds out of the south and east at 5 miles per hour. count on the hazy, hot and humid conditions to continue this afternoon. we'll go with partial sunshine an
bill is now a category four storm. we'll get the latest track from tucker. >>> we know the vaccine is on its way. we know what schools plan to do. the question is how will your boss handle a swine flu outbreak in new guideline are out today. we'll run through them as fox 5 morning news continues at 6:00 right now. >>> we're glad you could join us for fox 5 morning ne. ws a live look outside right now. i'm he gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. thank you for being with us. one group of local residents with clean-up ahead of them. take a look at this damage from overnight. a large tree branch fell through the roof of the penn southern apartment homes in capitol heights. at the spite the inconvenience, nobody was hurt. >> i guess some areas did have storms yesterday. >> i certainly did. i had a lot of thunder and lightning last night and very heav rain as it moved through about 8:00 last night. rain across the . area. i want to show everybody hurricane bill. it is now a category four hurricane. it has gusts to 150. the scale only goes to five so this is almost as strong as they get
of those mornings where tucker and i scurrying around like crazy, we have the occasional thunderstorm in the morning. but james is right we don't typically have them early in the morning. >> it seem we get a lot more in the afternoon. >> thraws reason if that. am i going to answer that? >> or i will. >> the reason -- here is what happens. >> we should have worked this out. >> usually we see thunderstorms in the afternoon because of what we call daytime heating. the sun warms up the foyer. it helps with the evaporation an all the rain, the bay, the area lakes, they help with the evaporation so the water gets lifted up in the atmosphere. by late afternoon, we get the showers and thunderstorms. but we have other factor at work that will cause showers and thunderstorms overnight and during the early-morning hours. i had a thunderstorm at my house at about 3:00 in the morning yesterday morning. >> we are aseing some showers, not - an we are seeing some showers, not a thunderstorm yet. a couple of weeks ago, we had a pretty good thunderstorm that came through portions of the viewing area du
sweets. >>> we want to reamanda you to come out and say hello to holly, tony and tucker at eastern market this saturday from 10:00 to 1:00 so come on out and meet and greet. >>> home foreclosures hit another record last movement realty track reports a 3 #% jump np foreclosure filings from july of 2008. more than 360,000 home long loans and foreclosure filings last month. that includes notice of default, auction and repossession. >>> no candy bars, no cookies, no cake. some say we could soon be facing a serious sugar shortage. first though, it was a pretty sweet day for the market. lets head up to chris cotter to break it down if us. let's talk about what happened in the markets after a couple of bad days. we had a good one. >> yeah, it looked like other monday and tuesday being we talked about ten was kind of wait for the fed announcement yesterday and so selling off stocks, hard to find a buyer here and there. we found buyers early in the day. they start the buying before the announcement came out yesterday afternoon and bought all of the way through. we finished the day up 120 points. w
will it get this afternoon? tucker is joining us now with the answer to. that it was a good start for the school year for a lot of students. >> not bad. the humidity w asin chk ecand this afternoon it will be comfortable. temperatures in the upper 80s and you nthedimi out it's not ion and bad at all. showers a thunderstorms this morning it the south and east of e theacity. they pushed across the bay and then yo cau nyou can see nthose outo sea. a.d we're left with cloudiness out there. it won't be perfectly sunny, but i think a mix of nouds any a todto a sny afternoon as high pressure builds in. we're not expecting a rain shower or thunderstorm activity so it will be nice and dry out there for you if you want to get outside. 80 degrees right now at reagan national so we are warm. humidity, that's a lot better than it's been. 52%. the reason why, the wind is out of the north at 10 miles per hour and that's hoping the humidity will hold down. nice looking afternoon, mostly sunny, warmer temperatures than yesterday, about 87 degrees and less humidity than the weekend, so that's go
. >> in fact, you might need to keep it handy all weekend. that's what tucker tells us. the clouds are starting to thicken up out there. >> it will feel like rain. we have rain on our doorstep, down toward fredericksberg and we . mo have a food watch. let's get to the radar. the rain showers are not too far ay g 'sinndeparou s and we're p ickng up rain showers and some of that shower activity looks to be hevy down to the southowd ar95nd 9waldorf and fredericksberg. that's pushing up to the north and northeast over the last 20 minutes to seal see ur fi in during the next few hours and thunderstorms too lo all of hrain now developing ofd tosouth an west. that's headed in our direction as wa w aveh big plume of tropical moisture being pulled up from the south. so it is -- there is a potential we could see strong thunderstorms later today and that could induce some briefly heavy rainfall amots. by that i mean 1-2 inches of rain is possible. so because of that, we have a flash flood watch here in the district for much of maryland and portions of virginia as well. all of those counties in green unde
surf. >> let's check in with tucker barnes and see if it's good to head to bethany. >> you can see it's showing signs of upper level winds. i'll have more taildes deon dan nwh and where it may track over the next t abaninouh4 wa . shon gt washington weathe it will be summery out there with sunshine and the possibility of a few scattered showers d outhunderstorms. genleal clyar cskies at ts hi hour. off to the north and west acss pennsylvania, we have cloud cover. some showers will fade down into the washington area as a weak cold front moves through during the course of the day. can't rule out the possibility that you might see a scattered shower or thunderstorm this afternoon. temperatures, we're finally cooling off. reagan national, down to 73 degrees. if you can call that cool. 67 in dulles. and bwi marshall is 71. here is a ok at forecast and partly cloudy skies. the possibility you might encountered a scattered shower or thunderstorm. high temperature about 89 degrees. it will be more humid as well. i'll be back in a couple of minutes with another look at danny. let's get to on-
. and we turn our attention to tucker barnes and what is going on with danny. > we've had a lot going on. h adwe unththrstorms overnight and wor flooding overnight in baltimore. and we're starting with clouds d humidity and the hpotential of more halfy rain here in washington. not danny related buyou can see the cloud cover across the washington area. s st ff to the south an wntords wathe carolinas, the rain showers. all of that energy is pushing in our direction as an upper a. el lopu shw eso inurr w and because of that, the potential of showers and heavy thunderstorms this afternoon, the national weather service about an hour ago issued a flash flood watch. this goes into affect at 2:00 this noon for the counties in green. and that would include downtown washington and baltimore. so be ready here. the potential is to e 2 1-1- inches of rain in a single thunderstorm over the course of 15 minutes to half an hour if the storms get going later. 74 degrees. humidity at 85%. it feels tropical and feels like rain. and nature will deliver later this afternoon. so be ready. showers and thunderst
democracy. >>> we want to take a check on our forecast. for that, tucker barnes. >> you notice that there is a lot more water in the atmosphere. that means humidity is on the increase. >> that was a beautiful shot of the capitol dome. not very windy out there either. >> very still at this hour. we are looking at the possible of some scattered showers d thundetorms as we get into the afternoon. so a changing forecast today. going to be summery around here and then some big changes as we get wek. let's get ewek. let's get started thwi a look at our satellite-radar. i want to mention very quickly atdanny had maximum winds of 60 miles per hour. i will show you awe satellite pi durofe nyan coming up n iny just a minute. here in washington, we are doing fine. you can see the cloud cover across the northern section of our viewing area up into pennsylvania and light showers there. this is a cold front which is very slowly and i do mean swlloworking wlits way through the washington area. and it is a weak oinne. so with just a chance for some satterred showers or thunderstorms during t
there this morning. so can we expect more storms. >> and what is the latest on hurricane bill? tucker is here to talk that. >> we're hot and too maniy out -- hot and steamy out there. still a very powerful category hurricane with bill and gusts to about 150. it will remain very intense offr to the d west. i'll have more on bill in a s sh ts.tet let's shift to our forecast. there are clouds out to the west and a very ts op icraialr ma tharhso theae eri er is a chance you'll see cattered showers and thunderstorms fire up again later today. much like yesterday. that sunshine is going to help aid in the shower e activity later today. 86 degrees right now. the humidity is 57%. winds out of the east at 3 miles per hour. here is a look at your forecast. and again, a little cooler than yesterday because we'll have more clouds. plenty of clouds out there by afteron. scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms return. high temperature of about 90 degrees. i'll be back in a couple of minutes with more details on forecast. allison, back to you. >>> d.c. police need your help in solving a murder mystery. the ow
hurricane bill. >> the storm has weakened, but it could intensify in the western atlantic. tucker barnes joins us with the latest. >> maximum winds now 120 miles per hour. still gusting over 135 so this is still a powerfulmajor category three hurricane. and let's see what is going on re. along the western edge it's been dealing with wind sheer and so it's been holding back on the intensity. e the focast is for bill to in tensefy and continue to push off to the north d west. i'll have morrte n obill coming up. let's take a lookorat the local weather and into aurhe hoas,errewfte' rs,howe're talking about hazy, ot nd ahumid once again. cany s ee the cloud cover out there. a mix of sun and clouds and thec showers breaking uot once again. o juye l lrdiktendse aay the aa before. showers breaking out across portions of west virginia. so more showers and thunderstorms and the possibility in our forecast later this afternoon. here we go. 82 degrees and that humidity is 71%. so that's an uncomfortable combination. it will be hazy, hot and humid later this afternoon with clouds out there. we'll
not be a bad idea to grab your umbrella. >> tucker barnes joins us with a look at the forecast and a update on hurricane bill. >> thank you very much. and we have showers and thunderstorms back in the forecast this aftnoon. and plenty of midity. let's get righ a i . tydi let's get right to i theet in t t he afternoon, you could ershe t s s er fashs noow-- showers s tno r offoward western d mndalary lan closer. 'rg tt so we have the leading of edge m llwie ovy ati will move hesp moi red anth re and i think we'll understorms firing an msunorint firdeg up later today. temperatures right now, we are warming up. we're currently in the 80s. let's take a look at the temperatures. 88 degrees right now. humidity 59%. saving grace is the wind, out of the south and west at 13 miles per hour. here is a look at the remainder of the day. partial sunshine and partly cloudy with scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms in the forecast and some could be with very favy rain. and let's go to hurricane bill and we'll give you the latest because i'm giving an update. still a category three hurricane, maxi
. welcome to fox 5 morning news. let's say good morning to tucker barnes and hopefully a nice comfortable day today. >> very comfortable out there now. my air conditioners was not turned on when i woke up this morning. the huge is in check. we have sunshine throughout the day and high temperatures later in the upper 80s. isodon't know w iatheratthonih things can i say about the forecast but i'll try to refo out a way the next 19 say it. yo d our clveco hed ancloud cover shower activity is well off the co . thmorni this is high pressure building in. ghhi actually a n ea f o pressure that will stick around for a couple of days. today in the upper 80s. tomorrow, a little warmer. t will be hot tomorrow in the 0 it t will be avery quiet day for geeoraf n iwlue ef rain we ha ouraarnd here. 71 at reagan national. you can see the c aloo iris lurking not too far off the north and west. very comfortable day. we are expecting high temperatures in the mid- to 8ro0s acuss the ts obright sun humidity eaonl wly't be too d so this will be ne.aon we on n 8888in washington. 90 down in fredericksburg an
. it is muggy and upping it will stay that way for a while jie. don't know. we'll ask tucker. >> we are glad you could be along with us on fox 5 morning news. tucker is in. tony is taking time off. so we're watching bill. >> tony is under the weather. remember ask the weather guy yesterday? >> probably in thabicaribbean. we've got a lot to talk about. we want to start with hurricane bill. this intensity increasing here in the last several hours. maximum winds, 15 miles per hour with gusts to 1. that makes day category four hurricane. they only go to category five. it continues to move off to the west-northwest at about 16 miles per hour. the sea surface temperatures are running in the 80s. there is likelihood the storm nturcontinued tho i fy si da h el vesyra ses t'esveral days.a ge t o athe r again, we had storms here last night. >> we have aguhaseve used them mybig ad big ones at my house. yo psecanguseoscrhis het stn wan iits wake a lot of kecld coved a little bit of fog and a lot of humidity. i am guaranteeing bad hair days for everybody area-wide today as the monument will really be ver
things from down in the weather center. tucker, how bad will it get? >> it will be pretty bad by tomorrow. our hottest temperatures of the season set to arrive later today as we'll be well into the 90s and by tomorrow maybe 100 degrees here at reagan national. let's start with a look at current conditions. and right now as you head out the door, not terrible. muggy with humidity way up. dew point temperatures in the low 70s, but the air temperature ickrght w isno e. an onal 74 and dulles n and bwi marshall 73. it will be down right hot later due to the showers oe reason to the north and east, in philadelphia and new je. rrs se lingering i it lingering in the washington ea. t that li ft to e . thto the north so the skies will turn suy and hot. the temperatures will jump another 20 degrees or so. so be prepared for a very hot afternoon. plenty of sunshine by later today. hazy, hot and no doubt about it, humid as well. high temperature here in washington 95 degrees, so close to a record high. and tomoow even warmer. i'll have more details on the forecast coming up. melanie, back to you. >>
a sign of things to come. tucker barnes joins us with more on what we can expect this afternoon as far as heat. >> well i have an update. it's no longer 77, it's now 83 at reagan national. we'll be in the low 90s this afternoon. and we'll see humidity in there as well. so a summery afternoon. dog days of august are here. 83 at reagan national. dulles, 84, bwi marshall 82. so it's a hot and sweaty morning. i guess the good news in the forecast is we're not expecting much in the way of shower or thunderstorm activitivas hings should remain quiet ouast there there is a look at your satellite radar. a frontal sf teofm tcohe t as and that's responsible for the cloud cover and light showers well t snd aths eat lltho ou s th and east n a big thunderndem complex out to west. i think later today we'll see some clouds from the thunderstorm complex move in here. so there might be a little bit of high-level cloudiness but that's the worst of the forecast as the showers and thunderstorms should hold off for one more day. mostly sunny, a hot afternoon. a 92 expected here in washington. so plan acco
and at arlington national cemetery. >> tucker balkans will have an update on danny. >>> let's take a look at the u.s. capitol and show hua it looks like outside this morning. the sun will be up later this hour but right now, kind of a hazy 76 degrees. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm gurvir dhindsa. tucker is in. what does fall officially begin? >> for us in the weather department, it starts september 1st but otherwise, the third week of september. >> it is going to feel like fall starting next week. we won't dwell on danny too much. but danny's maximum winds now 40 miles per hour. not looking very impressive. kind of fizzling out here. that is good news for us. we have other weather to ta about. the weather service has just issued a flash flood watch for the district and surrounding counties. this goes into effect at 2:00 and continues through this evening. the concern is we could see heavy rainers later today in the form of thunderstorms. at potential is outs there for a couple of thunderstorms in you get caught those big thunde earlier, overnight, parts of baltimore up towards harper county. they pic
and here, another nice day at home. temperatures are weighing up. >> it's warm outside as tucker was saying it will stay that way. >> yes, we'll have highs in the 90s. we have a form as of -- tropical storm danny. d and we'll go to the maps and we'll show you the tropics and there you go. that's danny and maximum winds are 45. 'ski to rac tngthe north and northwest. and we got to watch this one carefully, ts we get into the weekend, it's possible that this could drop into a hurricane and be llcentered off eto he carolinas awent g i saturday morning. and more on o danny coming up a named storm. >>> 80 degrees at reagan national and humidity at 62% and winds out of the north at 5 miles per hour and a beautiful day and a lot of sunshine across the area and the humidity is in check and it's not humid and we won't have thunderstorms until tomorrow. o rain shower activity, especially in the cold front, that will be here tomorrow. for the rest of the day, not a bad looking day and we'll have mostly sunny skies and hot with the 90s. we'll have more coming up. >>> well, thank you. >>> a graphic new
. but the humidity is down. so that helps. >> that's a good thing. >> tucker is here with whether the humidity will stay low. >> it will stay low for sure. the forecast couldn't be better. a lot of sunshine across the region and mostly sunny skies with high temperatures in the mid to upper 80s. nice. nice. starting with a lk t a satellite radar. and across the area on our ew system, you can see quiet conditionsut here as we continue to see lots of bright sunshine. high pressure is moving in from the north ndweasst. and notice out toward west virginia and eastern ohio, there is nothing happening. so this will be a beautiful afternoon. should mostly sunny throughout the day and again no shower or thunderstorm activity in the forecast for the remainder of our day today. we are warming up out there. warm temperatures. 81 at reagan national. humidity is 50%. winds are out of the north, they were earlier, 5-10. currently out of the north at 5 miles per hour. and mostly sunny skies, a pleasant afternoon, high temperature about 88 degrees. our average daytime high now is 85 so warmer than that. and
yesterday. >> definitely not. a few degrees definitely makes a difference. ; isn't that right, tucker barnes? >> a few degrees always makes a difference. not bad. winds out of the north and west. good morning. a decent afternoon. we have the possibility of shattered -- scattered showers and thunderstorms returning as we get into the mid- to late afternoon. 48 degrees at ray dan national. humidity -- reagan national. humidity a little better. our winds, we've got a breeze so that's not too bad out of the north and west at 13 miles an wahour. there's your pssure, 2.294 inches, down a little bit from p where it was yesterday. satellite radar, you can see lo cloudover scattered to thh e rtweand nost and a couple of green ae ree inra wesho rs starting to break out into western maryland and eastern portions sof west virginial ilwgett ha gein here later today. that will serve as a nice ed gger mechanism for aresc showers and thuer storms across the washington area. and with a little bit of cloud cover out there, our temperatures will stilbe oron the hot side. we're expected to be touch ou
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the capitol flags are flying at half-staff today in honor of senator kennedy. tucker is in with a check of our weather. not a bad start to the day, pleasant. >> that is a good word for it. we'll have another great looking daat least as far as sunshine but we'll be on the hot side later this afternoon. there is not a whole lot to see. mostly a good news forecast as we go to view and take a look out tre. outt . you can see that the sunshine sull be bright here. sen i rwi in about a half hour and it should be a great looking day. there you go. clouds off the coast. e the loarcuds off to the north ancwestanuto towards cleveland and detroit. that is a cold front that will get in here tomorrow an give us another opportunity for some showers and thunderstorms. but today, it will be just bright sunshine in the forecast. all right. there are your current temperatures. just got an update. now, 71 at reagan national. 70 at dulles. bwi arshall in the 60s again. our humidity will be in check for much of the day but it will bet hot later today. mostly sunny skies and hot by this afternoon. high temperature
it off to tucker. >> can you have him on stand by. >> i hope he knows it. if not, it is up to you two. >> i was going to say, what i'm, chopped liver? >> you may have a shot at this one. >> well, it has to do with food or laying out at the beach. >> this has to do with food. >> i am your girl. i got your back. if it's got lard in it, it is all good. this is where we have the stalled car. the activity still if play tying up the left side of the roadway causing a backup before you reach the beltway heading northbound on 395 trying to get past landmark. no accidents to report south on 270. not a bad ride at all headed out towards the split. inbound new york avenue, traffic will slow as you make your way from from south dakota avenue. >>> a medical assistant if fairfax county accused of crossing the line inside the exam room. >> police arrested him for inappropriately touching women at a doctor's office in chantilly. matt ask land is covering the story for us. he is live with more. >> reporter: good morning. that is what authorities are concerned about. they have made this arrest based o
's get a check on the forecast this morning with tucker barnes. >> we have nice comfortable conditions out there. currently 72 degrees. we will have more heat than yesterday with highs in the u l 90s. still not expecting any showers and thunderstorms. you can see that acrossssthe area, we continue to see very nice conditions. high pressure is ruling the area a this hour andaa cold front welthe north and west, that really won't start to make its presence felt until tomorrow. a very quiet one although it will be hot later this afternoon as mentioned with highs in the 90s. 72 at reagan national. wind are out of the south and west at five miles per hour. let's take a look at that forecast. as you t eth e door, expect hot temperatures by later this afternoon. 91 here in washington. 92 la plata. 9 # in fredericksburg. let's get to julie wright with a look at our on-time traffic. good morning. >> good morning to you. no accidents reported right now. the lanes are open if you are traveling the top setch of the play between college pack and bethesda. no problems reported coming across the ameri
. this is most popular segment in local television. tucker barnes an i put our big geeky weather heads together to answer your most pressing questions. today's question is from troy fairette. that is like a football player. >> old movie star too. >> he could be a reporter. let's go to troy garrett. he says while he was on a flight, pilot anumbered that the outside air temperature was minus 50 degrees while the ground temperature was 75 degrees. we were trying at an altitude of 30,000 feet. why is the temperature so cold up there and warmer on the ground espare closer to the sun when flying? >> sounded like it was going to be who gets there first questions swra i thought it would be a math question which we wouldn't have used it. you could have answered it. that is a great question. you would think the closer to the sun, you're 30,000 feet above the surface of the earth, it will be warmer. no, the high are up you go, the colder it gets. remember, space is cold. why is that so? let's go to science man tucker barnes for the answer. >> good question though. >> it's great question. >> the next time
to that story. >>> all right, tucker. >> we're ushering in the fall in a mellow way. >> well, it's cloudy and the temperatures are cool and we have summer to talk about and we're going to the tropics. >> i'm wearing the fall to -- the brown to say, fall you,'re here. >> it's the color of fall, right. >> well, it seems l. it . ouaba tropical t a disturbance. it could be erica and it's, watch it here. it's begining to look more and more impressive. the hurricane center hasn't upgraded it yet, but it could be a tropical depression at any time and with erica, moving to the ndsat northwest, we'll have to watch it and the path would normally take it here and porto rico by the end of the week. by the way, the peak hurricane season is in nine days. we're glotia cngse co setthe t of the hurricane season. we're at 65 degrees at reagan national and the humidity at 59% and wthe north at have miles per hour. -- 14 miles per hour. we have the light shower here getting echoes out here. w and it's iisghlr hot weo list hower on wayt ayto school and work, it won't last. a ips ee ast rea of shower east
at that in the 8:00 hour. >> and now i promised everybody tucker barnes. >>> what a beautiful morning and sunshine across the area. and today should be a picture- perfect day. a lot of sunshine expected. we're not expecting a shower or thunderstorm activity today. let's get to the satellite radar and show you what is going on ndyou anou see a whole lot of nothing. clouds off the coast and some shower activity off of the carolinas, but that's about it. ahigh ly sunny day as pressure builds ifrom the north and west. even though the temperatures will be warm, it will be comfortable because the humidity will stay at bay for another day. currently 69 degrees. temperatures jumped one degree in the past hour. and winds out of the north and you're pressure is up. mostly sunny skies expected and again, applies on the -- a pleasant afternoon with temperatures in the upper 80s which is where it should be this time of year. we'll have more information on the weather and look at the tropics coming up. let's get to julie wright with the latest on our fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> it's busy after university boulev
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will need a new place to stay but the good news is no one was hurt. >>> we'll check in with tucker now. and the good news for bill is he's anti-social. >> he doesn't like land. he's become powerful overnight. maximum winds of 130 miles per hour and gusts to 150 miles per hour. category four at 60 miles per hour. and this storm likely to remain very intense over the next couple of days ave llrei informion on lbi coming up in a few minutes. s letcst' oh wieaurto. th w wed ans have some ormsofst o own move through ovd thundersto generally the ffeoac. stth there is still a few lingering showers toward ocean city, and toward the beaches. wake up morning will sunny here but the clouds quickly move in and we have showers and thunderstorms back in the forecast this afternoon. temperatures, you're not going to believe this, it's still in the upper s. 77 degrees at reagan national. humidity is way up there, 82%. it is going to be very tropical around here today and very humid throughout the day and i suggest you bring along an umbrella as we have showers and thunderstorms back in the forecast.
want to give you a look at the weather. >>> tucker barns is here. >> well, good morning, we had a beautiful start to the day and we'll have a will the of sunshine today. no showers and thunderstorms. it will be hot though. wevel ig in the low 90s. e'and take a look at the dara t. conditions and we should have a nice sunrise. over the next few hours, quwe'w see the mo hsphereeang up quick little and clouds off to the north and west and they won't impact us in the way of showers and thunderstorms. that will be here tomorrow as a cold front moves from the north and west. let's look at the current temperatures, 71 at reagan national and 70 at bullless and vwi has a temperature at 69 degrees. we'll have details on the tropics coming up also. we'll look at the traffic now with julie. >>> if you're traveling northbound, that's where the wreck was north of the boulevard from germ mantown to clarksburg and traffic's squeezing by, single file to the right. we have a lot of traffic heading to the accident seen. we're looking at the camera and people coming here are getting around the curve
week. a quick plug, i'm so proud of my brother in law tucker. he's the pilot that landed a plane in a new jersey mall parking lot safely this week. we love him. nobody got hurt. he is in my live chat room in my blog if you want to pick his pilot brain. u. tucker yo e >> wfayou. >> we love dan kaplan. i know our waistlines may not like him but look at beautiful cake he has brought us. >> that's it for us. the next news is at noon. have a great day and a great weekend. bye-bye.
degrees. i'm he beginning to agree with tucker that we'll have to check into that reporting station. it seems a little errant there. here is the satellite-radar composite for the region. there is your precipitation out to the west. you can see how it is moving north and east ever so slowly but you got some rhetty good rain there in portions of west virginia, western portions of virginia. for us, we we've got some clouds. here is a look at the surface map for today. main feature for us is an upper level low that is kind of pushing through ever so slowly. there is a frontal system that came through. that is responsible for our cooler, quote, unquote temperatures instead of being in the upper and mid-90s. we'll be in the up are 80s today. some scattered storms work their way in here during the morning and later on today, some showers and thunderstorms here and tere. forecast looks like this. lots of clouds around. scat are the showers and thunderstorms -- scattered showers and thunderstorms as i said. high about 87 degrees downtown. for tonight being a muggy night with early showers a
over the weekend especially saturday, tucker. >> we needed rain but the thunderstorms we could have done without. >> didn't need that much rain. had about six inches of rain in annapolis on saturday. flash flood warnings all over the place. yesterday a little quieter although it was still unpleasantly humid at my house. we have to get through one more morning and we have thunderstorms that are really ticking up just to the south of the city. we want to go right to ht radar. here in washington, we're doing fine. i think we'll be fine. but just south now down toward fredicsburg ana d lplata, can you see we have a couple of eally big thunderstorms a just . tyma'sry city. there severe thunderstorm severe thunderstorm warning down there until 6:00 mary's city. ing lyo tisfl s s lyowsh off to the north and east. if you g e south of the city and you are hearing a lo ofouof thunder and lightning, that is w hy. most of the area should be in for sunshine a little later this afternoon. and toesp and see what we've got. here in washington, not a bad start. 71degrees. 73 in n york city. nice an
with tucker barnes. >> it will be cloudy and we'll have showers and ctthunderstorm i want to get t right it our hd radar and show you the thunderstorm activity that ueinnt s. can you see kind of sporadically out and about there. the dark green on your man p u towards aberdeen is a flp o d warning which should expire here momentarily. lof dark red herear, ticularly a cell here se, u s. thcao see cae bght ag flinsh there. that is a pretty good untodethrmrs . heer tp re uore alng the frontal ngsystem. we've got light rain showers and eoks luke kelu up towards hagerstown, it is raining at this phour. it will con to rain e herer er rsou h. leupco let's move on to the satellite- our. ra if it is not running at where you are house right now, there is a teasent chance it wl be later. notice therain showers down wae rds thilcrimes. -- thereis a s decent chance it will be later. we've got a fwad chance of showers and perhaps a few strong thunderstorms touring the course of e we we've got a good chance of er owshs. in washington. inow. gton a littlalre . stly cloudy ershs owdythshowers and thund
was killed in florida. >>> tucker is in this week for tony who is taking some time off. >> it is back to school and that means the back to school forecast. we'll a graphic r yodanit will be unreddible. we have severe thunderstorms that have broken veo ohtutig inn the last couple of hrs south of the city. they are still raging down there. we had a seve thunderstorm warninhoth satu ldavh ejust expired. it was set to expire at 6:00 a.m. you can ees the eedark d reand flashing. tnat is lightnin we had reports that wind glets onho ssecrydaevunrethto dersryr derning, looks like that one was just left to h and bethany beto rdschotobd abethany beach there. all of anis is pushing off to the north and east. here in the district, we are t expecting the thunderstorm ac. d stay south and east. if you are wakinut u sp soah a east of city, u clouds and rain, that is the on why. the thunderstorms are ret aa this hour. here in washington, waking up to a relatively calm, quiet morning. 71degrees right now at reagan national. that humidity is a little better. 68% and our winds are oust north and west
in with tucker barnes to get a look at our forecast for today. >> it looks great outside. should be a beautiful day. we'll have sunshine, low humidity. we'll have fine conditions. dto. in, no thunderstorm ay >> atoday. >> all right. >>'m out >>of here. let's get right to the satellite-radar and we'll take a look -- we t don't have much look at. railroad quiet conditions. -- very quiet conditions. we have high pressure building in. it will be a nice yll eary stretchiearodown down through the carolinas expecting very quiet conditions out there. and again, we should have bright sunshine unarod here and high temperatures just about where they should be. our average day-time high now is 85 degrees and we'll be in the upper 80s. ronnely 88 degrees a little later this afternoon. that is a nice looking start. -- roughly 88 degrees a little later this afternoon. agn, the forecast is a good one. mostly sun you skies. it will a very pleasant afternoon although warm but not too humid. high temperature about 88 degrees. i'll have all the changes in our forecast coming up. we have pore rain in the five- day
heads together to -- where tucker barnes and i put our big heads together to answer your most pressing questions. this is from martin allen. he writes where does the term under the weather come from. we often hear it when referring to someone who is feeling sick. since the weather come from up above, aren't we all under the weather all of the time? starting get philosophical there. aren't we all under the weather, martin. do either of you have a guess as to where the expression comes from. >> you hay little bit of a clue here when i saw a sailing ship. that was right leer on my page. i'll let you explain but i do have a pretty good guess. >> i have no idea. >> thnk you, steve. it comes -- tucker, do you know? >> no, i don't actually. take a look. the term is an old term that comes from british sailing. and here is what the deal is. we have a picture of a british sailing ship. we have no where had ifthis is the picture it was refurring to. >> that is i nice ship. >> that is a clipper ship. >> the phrase under the weather according to came from british sailing ships when
. >> not for this weekend. they will be fine for martha's vineyard. >> which forecasters? apparently not you and tucker. >> yes, tucker? the islands. but we're talking about -- are you talking about martha's vineyard or bermuda? >> both. >> for this weekend. >> that update just in. >> so it will impact them. >> it will start impacting our east coast as well with some high surf so -- some rough surf. you want to be aware of that. the latest information came out just a few minutes ago. bill is now -- remains a category three hurricane. you see it is quite a ways away. it is currently about 4 # 5 miles south of bermuda. so it is still a ways away from the bermuda but the first people to feel the impact will be in bermuda. you look at the storm. you remember yesterday. it is looking a little more rag he had than it did yesterday. it is getting beat up by some strong winds. as this continues to move, it could reintensify. there could be some strengthening that occurs right now. the maximum sustained winds are 120 miles per hour. look how far away it is from martha's vineyard and coastal regions at this poin
topping 90 degrees today. tucker barnes joining us with more on what to expect. >> thank you much. maybe some showers and thunderstorms, particularly getting into the mid- to late afternoon hours. we have a cold front approaching from the north and west that could introduce a d ance for some showers aro . let's get a l ook atour hd radar. right here in washington still some sunshine but r uo t rtsk d paarour west anrthe particularly t rtpaarul icly towards char charlottesville, ck eaicup some shower activity. there's a cold front. let's show you the cloud cover and shower activity to the north and ldcoa rf t.eronths e that will be moving through during the course of the day. we'll see increasing clouds o our tempese ll e.tu s opewi temurratures will be ve hemi af ldad o te front adwith highs in the upper 80s to about 90. plenty of humidity and we think s todet strmaronownd rsdetorms start to break out along that front by mid- to late afternoon. if you have outdoor plans, be prepared for late-day showers. 83 the humidity. not bad. here's your official forecast. plenty of clouds and scatt
. and this is segment where tucker bawrndz and i put our big geeky weather heads together to answer your most preeing questions, weather- related or otherwise. today's question is weather- related. brian walton sends it in. not sure. brian seems to have a lot of time on his hands. how cold would it have to be for water to leave your mouth and freeze befe it hits the ground. >> is that possible? >> is it possible? yes, it is possible. how cold would it have to be in that seems to be up in the air. not sure why you want to know this. but a lot of people want to know this. you go on-line and there are all kinds of theories about it. people have been investigating it for a long time. tucker barnes joins us with more info on that. >> thank you very much. well, it turns out that you've got to get to an air temperature about meunch us 5, minus 40 at least nog colder than that. this will occur. we have a youtube video presentation by somebody that took some boilg water outdoors, take a look. watch this and tosss it in the air. that is boiling water. that is called a flash freeze. we're going to run it again.
steakhouse burger sing. >>> while you have the chance, come out and say hello in person. tony, tucker and holly will be at eastern market this saturday. they'll be there from 10:00 to 1:00. if you get a chance and you're in the area and want to say hello, do so. >>> holly is not far away and we'll put it in the guinness book of records. >> se's at union station helping blue jeans go green. >> well, this takes a little bit of explanation. it's cool and fun. a world record is broken today in d.c. here in the main hall at union station where we're giving you a preview. you're right, it has to do with kids, national geographic kids magazine. and this is the editor. good morning. >> what a day for you guys. well, it's exciting. and guinness records are -- >> well, this is the fourth attempt and we're really, really excited and we have the page that we run every month in the magazine. the kids love learning about the dogs with ears sticking out and ladies with long pentagonner nail -- fingernails. >> well, if you're going to do something extreme, may as well do it for a good cause. cause. >
on out and say hello to the fox team tomorrow as holly and tucker will at the eastern market from 10:00 until 1:00 so come on down and say hello. >> tucker, holly and i do some shopping together on the weekends and the station decided to turn that into a little event. >> is it a right? >> so we'll be shopping. if you say hi, be quick about it, because we have things to do. >> i don't believe you. >> i'm just joking. we'll be there and will be happy to hey hello. >> hopefully the weather will be nice. > tomorrow will be warmer an . thlly tobe wi let's look at hd byseraouecowau shyou because memow nts ago, we were showing you a different radar e.t it wasmoulpd leletoumo r isowasn't as zoomed in and i mistakenly said it the r sshower might t.m ho vet.t. vernon. . rnas you can seeea . r onve no wrn tmtr it was tm akis e. haast to de. ak isbut we do have a little bit o shower activity and perhaps a little storm brewing down we re, so that's what e 'r oking at and we'll keep our eyes on that during the course of the morning. here is a broader look. the tesallite radar foh tre teastern u
for a look at traffic. julie, tucker barnes has not had a chance to talk to you. he asked me to impart to you that he loves what you are wearing. >> well i don't think they have it in his side because it's for petite. he puts on something like this and it will have to be a two- top. >> tucker has a questioning look on his face. >> honey, we always ask about the questioning look on his face. that's really what he looks like? love you, tucker. here we go. out on the roads right now. we have lanes open. no accidents to report as you continue to work your way along 95 and 395. what you will find is slow traffic out of woodbridge and across the occuquan and leaving the franconia springfield parkway and across the 14th street bridge. heavy and steady as you work into southeast washington. budge sound baltimore washington parkway slowing south of the beltway. a stalled car on east capital street to blame for that delay. southbound 29 on the breaks from tech road toward university boulevard. no dents, just volume delays. outer loop remains slow. 95 around to georgia avenue. that's a check of your fox
'll look at the five-day forecast. >>> all right, thank you, tucker. >>> wildfires are still ranging up and down the coast of cafornia and dozens of homes have been destroyed and sadly, two firefighters were killed while battling a blaze in norm los angeles county. thousands of homes in a crucial communication's center are in the line of fire. >> reporter: what you're seeing is what one forest service commander calls a perfect storm. it's all coming together and 12,000 homes are threatened and several are destroyed and now, the worst has happened. two firefighters died when their vehicle rolled off of a mount -- mountain side. >> it's a tragic accident and a difficult time for the los angeles county fire department. the men and women that serve day in and day out, it's difficult. >> reporter: flames are about to reach mount will some -- wilson. it's home to the transmitters to the radio and tv stations in the area. >> i used to live on the other side of town and i never had a fire come this close. they'll hit it at the last minute. >> reporter: many are getting out of their homes. >> ge
and tucker. saw a chance -- you have a chance to say hello to tony, tucker and holly this weekend at eastern mark net saturday from 10:00 until 1:00 get out there and say hello and tony will say hello back. >> yes i will. i always do. >> to meet the team, thell be out there chatting it up with everybody. julie are going to be out there to hang out with the gang. >> i'm going to be the first one in line saying tony. >> and tony is like that's a different greeting from what? >> you're right. >> and they do sell food at eastern market so it's a good lunch for you. >> i am leaving right now, i'll see you on saturday. >> julie, you're saying tony never buys you lunch, this is your chance. get in there now. >> you can come on out and i'll buy you lunch. >> you can get out there and say tony, pay up. >> and at 10:00 on saturday morning i'm there. out on the roads, lanes are open on top stretch leaving college park toward 270. the busy ride is on the west side from the springfield interchange. this traffic merging on 95 northbound toward 66. the problem is two separate accidents. the first at bradd
and samuel tucker go back today. as well as seven elementary schools in fairfax county. other schools start next month. >> that's way early! >>> got to say, way early! i wouldn't be happy. >> yeah, true. >> now, we have to get on a schedule. it's sweet having a modified schedule >> well, got to do it. >> what do you want to know about? >>> well, is it going to be as muggy. >> well, we'll get a little bit of a break. it will feel a little bit better today. >> will there be snow. >> thank you for the softball question, i can say that with authority, no snow. >>> yesterday, we had rain. we'll tell you how much. 4/10. dollies -- 2 v. 10th of an inch. no rain for us today. we have a little bit of rain in central portions of virginia happening there. current temperatures around the area. 73 in the district and 72 in baltimore and frederick, maryland at 68 degrees. winchester, virginia at 72 degrees. forecast for washington today, mostly sunny and less humid and warm and high about 89 degrees. then, for tonight, 70 degrees. that's lower than we've seen lately. partly cloudy and a mild night. fived
'm steve chenevey. >> i'm allison seymour. gurvir is off this week. >> tucker barnes is with us this morning. >> rainy right now a cross the area, we are getting light showers, other than a few thunderstorms out there. you know what that means? >> what? >> it does mea n a slow drive to work. >> it does mean that. it should mean that. >> we have a wa veof low esevprre delopinale onrethg front t athamcroe thugh during the overnight e ours oshowers breaking out across the area. other than a few ndbas ofba heavier rain. there was elier some thunder and lightning out towards prince george's county and an arundel county. you can see showers are widespread here. i think a good chance that dema of you will llsee some light shower activity he urindheg t next few hours. u across the mess across the ic. atnt area of low pressure pwiusllh f of neast. south d we'll have a lot of cloud cover for much of the day. temperatures, well being they are doing their thing. 74degrees at reagan national. never really cooled off overnight. winds are out of the north and west as five miles per hour. be
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